Author Archives: Dr. John P. Stratis

Stratis and Gayner Plastic Surgery

Virtual Consultations Available!

In compliance with federal and state authorities, our office is temporarily closed. However, we are available virtually. You can start the process of connecting with the office by . It is our hope to begin seeing patients again within the next few weeks.  We have an extensive list of patients waiting to resume normal activities …

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Stratis and Gayner Plastic Surgery

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We wanted to take a moment to let you know that we are closely following the developments of COVID-19 (Corona virus) from the CDC and all appropriate government agencies. Our top priority is the health and well-being of our patients and staff. At this time we are planning to remain open to see patients in …

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Drains After Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

Drains After Tummy Tuck: What You Need to Know

When it comes to a significant plastic surgery procedure like a tummy tuck, we want our patients from Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York, PA, to understand the recovery process and what they can expect to experience after surgery. I have performed hundreds of tummy tucks throughout my career as a board-certified plastic surgeon and body …

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Woman in red dress contemplating breast augmentation surgery

Answers to Common Breast Augmentation Questions & Concerns

For plastic surgery patients interested in breast augmentation in Harrisburg, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York, PA, one of the most common concerns I hear is uncertainty about what life will be like after surgery. Some women with active lifestyles are concerned about when they’ll be able to return to exercise, others worry about long-term back discomfort …

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Comparing EMSCULPT® Fat Reduction to Traditional Liposuction?

Comparing EMSCULPT® Fat Reduction to Traditional Liposuction?

Have you heard of EMSCULPT? It one of the latest additions to the lineup of non-invasive body contouring procedures introduced during the past several years. Other procedures such as CoolSculpting® and SculpSure® are also positioned as nonsurgical alternatives to liposuction. At our Harrisburg, PA practice, I consult with patients who aren't sure which procedure is …

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Sleeping After Breast Augmentation

Sleeping After Breast Augmentation

Sleep is rarely on the list of issues to worry about when women consider getting breast augmentation. But my Harrisburg, PA, patients learn that getting a good night's sleep after their procedures can help speed the healing process and avoid compromising the results. I'll explain in this blog post why sleep is important after getting …

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Post-Pregnancy Tummy Tuck Tips

Post-Pregnancy Life: Should I Get a Tummy Tuck?

Think about the changes a woman's body experiences during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. It's remarkable and something that women who have children endure with a mixture of joy and exhaustion. For many women, though, the excess abdominal skin that remains is a nuisance that undermines their confidence. Post-pregnancy tummy tuck surgery at our Harrisburg, PA, …

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The Ideal Implant: for Breast Augmentation

A New Generation of Saline Breast Implants: Getting a Natural Look Without Silicone

There are many options in choosing breast implants for breast augmentation. A new option has recently been added to the mix: the IDEAL Implant®. This structured saline implant offers the peace of mind of saline with the more natural feel that you would normally get with a silicone implant. You Have Many Breast Implant Options …

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